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Espelt Vailet Wh 2006

Member Review by aronowm2:

plain and yummy. good QPR. good with light foods....had it with shrimp stir-fry

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Region: Spain » Costa Brava

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  • 2006

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Winery: Espelt
Color: White
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Espelt:
Espelt grows grapes in several properties in the area, and the vines we’re looking at are just 60 years old. Anna’s family has been farming in the region for generations, but just opened the winery ten years ago. Hills and mountains carve up the plains and coastal territory in the region, meaning that depending upon where you are, you could be a in a different microclimate. Right now we’re furt... Read more
Espelt grows grapes in several properties in the area, and the vines we’re looking at are just 60 years old. Anna’s family has been farming in the region for generations, but just opened the winery ten years ago. Hills and mountains carve up the plains and coastal territory in the region, meaning that depending upon where you are, you could be a in a different microclimate. Right now we’re further inland among low-rolling hills, and mountains loom on the horizon. The next stop on our tour is a jagged rock ledge about seven feet tall along the side of the road, which Anna shows us to illustrate the qualities of Empordà soil. The top layer is sandy, and below that, granite. Anna plucks a plant that resembles rosemary from the ground. “This tells us the land is acidic,” she explains and hands it to me. I break the leaves, rub them between my fingers, and wonder if this herbaceous smell will be present in the wines we’ll taste later. Read less

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Snooth User: aronowm2
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4.50 5
03/13/2008

plain and yummy. good QPR. good with light foods....had it with shrimp stir-fry


Snooth User: bdiskin
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3.50 5
12/14/2007

Three and a half glasses



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